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Re: [Groop] Misc. Groo Stuff
Stay away from LA? Stay away from LA? The greater LA area is the center of
the Groo Universe. Mark, Sergio, Tom & Stan all live in the general
vicinity (in Sergio's case, very general, but close enough) Of course, it's
just a coincidence that my son goes to college down there, at the same
school that Josh Jones, creator of Groo.com and this mailing list, went to.
Just like it's a coincidence that my other son goes to college in Portland,
Oregon, 15 minutes away from Dark Horse comics, the current publisher of
Groo. Just happen to turn out that way.
btw, after a two issue absence, Groo appears in MAD #394.
Take care -Gary G.
PS Why in the heck would they have a conference about errors charged to the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Walker" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, May 14, 2000 1:39 PM
Subject: Re: [Groop] Misc. Groo Stuff
> Ewww, i just spent 13 hours in L.A at that damn E3 convention, stay away
> from L.A~!
> >From: "Gary Grossmann" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >To: <email@example.com>
> >Subject: [Groop] Misc. Groo Stuff
> >Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 21:16:36 -0700
> >Hi Folks!
> >Well that was a weird few days. Cut off from my disconnect from the real
> >world!!! Glad that's over with!!! There's Home Life, Work Life, and
> >Life. The one in the middle I could do without, but it's the only one
> >pays the bills. At least it's out numbered again!
> >On the subject of Groop T-Shirts: Boy, Nate, are you a Party Pooper!!!!!
> >The shirts will not cost very much at all. I guess this guy does them
> >different or something from what you are familiar with, but the Text only
> >shirts will cost only about $8.00!! Yes, that's right, a high quality
> >(I've seen samples) T-Shirt for $8.00. Even the fancy one would only be
> >about $15.00.
> >Unfortunately, after further discussions, it turns out the Groo
> >Accutrements shirt might be too complicated to be done well. It's not a
> >matter of cost so much as the process. I'm going to check into it some
> >more, but it doesn't look good. However, after sifting through all of
> >e-mails, it looks like there will be at least 50 shirts to order! (the
> >score was an even three-way split between text-only, accutrements, and
> >don't care which) And we can probably get an even split of putting the
> >Groop address on the front/Did I Err? on the back and vice versa. I'll
> >have more infor in a week. But more input on using Groo.com or
> >Groop@groo.com and any other input would be great! Nothing on hats yet.
> >I picked up my copy of the Groo & Rufferto TPB. Wow! My name is in it!
> >Tooooo Cooool!! Thanks Mark! (even though, of course, I am not
> >Speaking of which, I found a here-to-for undocumented Groo Sighting!!! I
> >got a batch of CAPS Newsletters from the late 80's and early 90's and one
> >had a wrap-around Sergio drawing that included two Groos and a Chakaal,
> >among others!!!! This is the 159th item on the Other Original Groo
> >Appearances section of the Official Unofficial Groo List, which totals
> >over 1000 items. (but I am not obsessed!)
> >btw, CAPS is the Comic Artist Professional Society co-founded by Mark,
> >Sergio and one other guy whom I can't remember way back in 1978.
> >Well, in about six hours I'm leaving for my annual trip to the LA area to
> >pick up my son from College. It's a real complicated trip. Turn left,
> >drive half a mile down Blomberg, Turn left, drive half a mile down 93rd,
> >Turn right, drive 1000 miles down I-5. See, short and simple (Just like
> >me!) Have a good weekend everybody (and stay off I-5) Take care -Gary
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